Tag: Nature

Fall’s Early Twilight

I went outside after sunset last night and saw the moon surrounded by lavender and violet.  It was only 5:00 p.m. By 5:15 the colors moved west settling behind nearby trees, before disappearing from view. I love early fall sunsets but not the early…

Windshield Art and Shaved Ice

As I pulled out of my driveway I noticed the leaves on my windshield. Windshield art I thought. I stopped by the park at the end of my street where one of the tree tops was a symphony of color. Hawaiian shaved ice I…

Stalking the Hummingbirds

They don’t seem to mind. I hide behind a nearby tree and wait for them to appear. Sometimes I wait in vain and when I return to the house they come and feed.  So who’s watching who? Occasionally they indulge my passion – as…

The Fall Colors of Coulon

Fall is in full swing in the Pacific Northwest so I went to see the show at Coulon Park where the trees are alive with color.  I thought you’d enjoy seeing them too! Still sorting through my photos and will bring you my first…

Bicycling the Back Roads of Mt Rainier National Park

I don’t know how many times I’ve been to Mt. Rainier but this was definitely a first. Last weekend we drove to the remote northwest corner of the National Park to bicycle the old Carbon River Road. It had been washed out back in…

Paradise in Bloom, Nisqually Glacier and Christine Falls!

Everybody knows that August is the best time to visit Paradise to see the wildflowers in bloom but somehow I always miss it   We usually visit early in the season, as soon as the roads are passable;  here’s what it looked like in…

Pink Sunset

After looking for Pink yesterday I realized how hard it is to find – at least at my house.  Even in my garden – except for the dahlias – pink was in short supply.  I guess I could have waited for last night’s sunset…

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